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7 bed detached house for sale Y Gwesty Bach, Y Gwesty Bach, Crossroads, Castle Morris, Haverfordwest SA62

7 beds
2 baths
2 receptions

Property location

  • Birribi Education2.4 miles
  • Ysgol Ger y Llan V.C. School2.6 miles
  • Fishguard & Goodwick4.8 miles
  • Fishguard Ferry Terminal4.9 miles

Features and description

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Delightful cluster of four properties in a peaceful rural setting in Pembrokeshire

• 7 Bedroom bedroomed characterful house

• Beautifully renovated and decorated maintaining original features

• 3 Lovely cottages (presently tenanted), large garage & storehouse

• Walled garden with large lawn /ample forecourt plus gated rear parking

• Income generating property with flexible use opportunities and scope for further development

• Spacious family home with tenanted cottages, B&B, restaurant with rooms, or ideal for combined family living or multi-generational accommodation.
Overview


Y Gwesty Bach is a unique, characterful group of dwellings with a long and interesting history. The main house has evolved over three stages having been a farmhouse in 1760, a private residence during the 1800’s, a small guesthouse, a village store with post office and petrol pump in the forecourt, a popular restaurant and more recently as a combination of popular community pub and 7 bed private family residence.

The main house has been greatly improved by the current owners who have enjoyed living in this friendly community and developing the properties over a 22 year tenure. Each property is in fine order, with Y Gwesty Bach the main house - beautifully decorated and filled with character features tastefully blended with modern conveniences.

The pretty cottages in the rear courtyard date back to the 1760’s and include The Granary with three bedrooms and The Stables with two bedrooms – both filled with period features and vaulted beamed ceilings. The third home - Gatehouse Cottage with 2 bedrooms on two levels was fully renovated approximately 20 years ago with recent replacement of all the windows, and re-decoration.

Currently tenanted, the three additional dwellings are a trouble free income source, but future plans could see a change of use to holiday lets if desired. Vacant possession of the gatehouse will be effected at time of sale as it’s presently occupied by a family member. Additionally the main house could be a Boutique B&B as well as residence.
Location


Castle Morris is a small village with 150 or so residents who enjoy an idyllic setting in the peaceful, rural environment of Pembrokeshire. It is a parish within the community of Mathry, south of the Western Cleddau River, on the B4331 road between Mathry and Letterston. Twelve miles distant is the market town of Haverfordwest with a full range of amenities, Withybush hospital, a leisure centre and retail park, with the popular community of Fishguard 7 miles away. The Priskilly Forest Golf Course is a few minutes away by car.

Nearby are the lovely hamlets of Abermawr (walking distance for the fit and able) and Abercastle, with their pretty sandy inlets, the nearby village of Trefin has a cafe/craft shop and popular village pub, with Aberferlin featuring a pretty sand and shingle beach with a natural rock arch surrounded by rugged cliffs. To the South is Abereiddy with its Blue Lagoon, once a slate quarry now enjoyed for co-steering. The smallest city in the UK is St Davids, famous for its impressive Cathedral and the ruins of the Bishops Palace, is only ten miles distant abundant with a popular inns, restaurants and art galleries. Whitesands beach is alongside, popular with surfers and voted one of the best beaches in the world.
Y gwesty bach


The House
A spacious home with 5 double bedrooms and two singles accessed from stairs each side of the property, with plenty of bath and shower rooms, a welcoming well equipped kitchen, rear hall with utility room and toilet, plus a large combined sitting room and dining room. Every room is beautifully decorated in neutral on-trend shades providing a contemporary finish stylishly blended with the character features of yesteryear.
A mid-property timber and glass door gives entry to the central hall with quarry tile floor and handy coat closet. Beamed ceiling with spotlights, painted stone feature wall, with a myriad of doors leading everywhere!

Sitting Room / Dining Room
Truly a spacious and gracious adjoining sitting and dining room with honey toned pine wood floor, beamed ceiling, and a bay window to each section overlooking the walled front garden. An impressive stone fireplace with solid timber lintel and wooden mantelpiece houses a handsome wood burner and the dining area features a built-in glass cabinet with lights.
Door to the front porch which features a porcelain floor, and double glazed doors inset with stained glass, as well as transom and side windows that leads out to the front gardens.
Fully glazed double doors with arched stained glass transom window give way to the inner hall and stairs.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room
A lovely L shaped country kitchen with period features plus modern day conveniences and decor. Terracotta tiled floor, part tiled walls, ½ glazed rear stable door from the breakfast room to the courtyard. Rangemaster Cooker with hood above, Blanco ceramic 1 ½ bowl sink and drainer, sharp dishwasher, bespoke fitted cupboards with under-lighting, integrated fridge and freezer. Spacious walk-in larder with light/shelves and window, as well as space for an additional fridge/freezer if required.

Rear Hall/Utility Room/Toilet
The tiled rear hall with integrated storage and sunny windows leads to a well fitted utility room with fully glazed rear door, a storage room, and handy downstairs toilet with hand basin.

First Floor
Double Bedroom with En-suite Shower Room
This charming double bedroom enjoys natural light and pleasant garden views from dual aspect windows and steps down to a luxury en-suite shower room. Corner shower with rainfall head, vanity unit with cupboards, drawers and hand basin with mixer tap and LED mirror above. A second vanity unit provides extra storage, spotlights in a ceiling with exposed beam, under-eaves storage and white towel radiator.

A lovely long hallway gives access to a spacious family bath and shower room plus three additional double bedrooms and a two single bedrooms all with lovely front facing views. An additional double bedroom sits to the rear on the half landing along with a toilet and hand basin.

Family Bath & Shower Room
Tiled floor with part tiled walls, exposed ceiling beams and Velux roof window, corner mains shower, pedestal sink, long deep bath and door to extensive under-eaves storage space.

Corner Bedroom (potential for en-suite bath/shower room)
The large corner bedroom with step down dressing area has the potential to benefit from an en-suite bath/shower room.

Former Pub

A charming, characterful room which features include 2 large windows with ancient lintels to the fore, a glass and timber door beneath the entrance porch, exposed stone walls and a beamed ceiling, tiled floor, and spot and wall lights. A handsome wood burner set on a brick plinth provides warmth and a cosy atmosphere on chilly Pembrokeshire evenings. There is a bar area with a counter with spotlights above, lit shelving, small wall mounted hand basin and tiled floor. Door to a rear hall with Ladies and Gents toilets plus a storeroom with stainless steel sink and drainer, fitted shelves and rear facing window. The Grant Multi Plus oil Boiler is located in the storeroom behind a louvered door. This area could ideally be used as addition residence, letting unit subject to the necessary planning being granted.
The cottages


Three delightful cottages two of which date back to the 1760’s, are nestled around the courtyard, each having its own private garden and designated parking area. Presently the cottages are tenanted with short term leases in place.

The Granary
A lovely old characterful double storey cottage of stone construction, with 3 bedrooms, a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and rafters.

The Stables
Again full of character of stone construction on one level, with 2 bedrooms, a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and rafters.

Gate House Cottage
A two storey, 2 bedroomed cottage converted from a former stores building in the 1960’s and renovated approximately 20 years ago. New Upvc windows are being installed at time of writing.

Grounds & outbuildings

An old stone outbuilding (with outline planning) previously served as a storehouse and provides plenty of storage space. The potential exists for development into another cottage (subject to the necessary planning consent). Attached to the rear is a spacious garage.

A lovely walled garden with large sheltered lawn area with borders of mature shrubs sits to the front of the property alongside an open parking area in front of the pub entrance. There are two other gated entrances providing entry to the rear courtyard parking, garage and storeroom. Each of the cottages has a good size rear garden.
Services


Mains Electricity and drainage, Oil central heating the main house and cottages.
Broadband service is provided by a local company Pembrokeshire Wi Fi and is superfast broadband 125 – 200 download speed and also provides a telephone land line.

Council Tax
Main House Band C 2020 – 2021 £1265.00
Each Cottage Band D 2020 – 2021 £1423.00
The Pub No rates - classified as a small business premises but subject to change depending on impending change of use.
Directions


Follow Sat Nav at postcode SA62 5ER which will bring you into the village of Castlemorris. The property can be found on the left hand side with a parking forecourt alongside the road.

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